Internal Audit Supervisor

Barrington, IL

Posted: 10/05/2018 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: MP-002
  • Proactively plans, leads and participates in audits and special projects globally.
  • Defines the specific objectives, theory and scope of audit work to be performed, including risk analysis and audit programming.
  • Carries out assigned Sarbanes Oxley related activities such as scoping analysis, planning and management testing.
  • Ensures timely and effective accomplishment of administrative tasks related to planning and performing audits.
  • Assists in the coordination of work performed with the independent public accountants.
  • Interviews individuals and surveys activities in audit areas assigned.
  • Ensures audit approach and work program addresses the highest risk areas given the time available.
  • Analyzes processes and data and assesses level of compliance with applicable procedures, adequacy of controls, efficiency and effectiveness of operations and accuracy of reported information.
  • Drafts, reviews and discusses audit findings with Internal Audit management and the management of the audited unit (and higher level management, as appropriate) on a timely basis.
  • Reviews and ensures the timely completion all staff audit work performed.
  • Completes work papers appropriate to the type of assignment.
  • Responsible for compiling draft audit reports in the field for management review prior to audit closing meetings.
  • Assists management with the development of department planning and scheduling.
  • Involvement with special projects such as investigations, acquisitions, and other value-added process improvement activities.
  • Demonstrates understanding and application of the International Standards for the Professional
    Practice of Internal Auditing and the Institute of Internal Auditors Code of Ethics.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Professional certifications CPA preferred, but CFA or CIA would be considered
  • 5+ years’ experience, with at least 3 years in big 4 public accounting preferred; strong regional firms also considered
  • Project management experience: demonstrated ability to lead teams and deliver results
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act section 404 and compliance management experience
  • Proficient in Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and Generally accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with developing, testing, and documenting internal controls in a SOX framework, analyzing processes (accounting and operations), identifying deficiencies and implementing process improvements.
  • Willingness to progress career outside of audit and potentially relocate – opportunities dependent on performance.

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